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Oakland County Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Genetic Disorders and the Role of the Speech Pathologist
by Nuhad Dinno, M.D.

May 3, 2002

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Lynn Smith, treasurer, reports on OCSLHA's financial status. Dr. Dinno gave an excellent slide presentation on genetic disorders. OCSLHA members listen intently.

Dr. Dinno discussed a variety of syndromes including Prader-Willi, William, Sotos, Rett, Angelman and Apert Syndrome.  She recommended reading the following publications for further information:

The Student with a Genetic Disorder (paperback)
Editors: Diane Plumridge, Robin Bennett, Nuhad Dinno, Cynthia Branson
Publisher: Charles C. Thomas

Preventive Management of Children with Congenital Anomalies and Syndromes (paperback)
Wilson and Cooley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation
Editor: Jones
Publisher: W.B. Saunders, 5th Edition

"A New Definition of Children With Special Health Care Needs"
"Physician's Duty to Warn Third Parties About the Risk of Genetic Diseases"
"Reducing Inappropriate Oral Antibiotic Use: A Prescription for Change"
Pediatrics, Vol. 102 No. 1 July 1998

"Antenatal Detection of Hereditary Disorders
by Henry L. Nadler, MD
Pediatrics, 1968;42:912-918
Comments by H. Eugene Hoyme, MD, FAAP

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